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Sam's Tour Judges Registration Begins Tonight!

January 16, 2013

Judges registration for the 2013 Sam's Club National BBQ Tour begins tonight, Jan. 16, 2013, at 7 PM CDT. To register, you will need your KCBS member number or CBJ number and valid email address. 

In the event that a judge cannot preside at an event, there will be an online opt-out button and the next person on the waitlist will be notified.

Registration for the National Championship event for Master Certified Judges will begin on Aug. 1, 2013.

To view the complete schedule for the Sam's Club National Tour, visit: http://www.kcbs.us/samstour/

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